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Gayles, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Gayles, a village and a township in Kirby-Ravensworth parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles NW by N of Richmond. The township is the property of the Duchess of Northumberland. Acreage, 2575; population, 109.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishKirkby Ravensworth 
Poor Law unionRichmond 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Gayles from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Gayles are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL11
Post TownRichmond